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Gish Jen's Thank You, Mr. Nixon (Knopf, Feb. 1, 2022) is abundant with insights on China-America issues from the ’70s to the present
Young Corky Lee
Those who knew Corky Lee offer tribute to and memories of the beloved photographer
A Review of The Many Meanings of Meilan
A Profile of James Mattson, Author of Reprieve, about the journey of four people through a full-contact haunt and the catastrophic result that ensues
A Q&A with Naomi Hirahara

Arts & Culture

A Review of Elaine Hsieh Chou’s Disorientation  
A Q&A with the Author About Her Recent Novel
The Books section is debuting a new series, “Take 5,” that features five questions with Asian American authors whose books will be published in 2022. If you have a book that you would like to be considered for the series, you can submit it here.
"Its loose story was told in imagery. Dances, and blood, and grain. It was ritual, presented as theater."
Q&A with the author of The Verifiers (Vintage, 2022)

News & Politics

A resource list for the Asian American community to do our part in dismantling anti-Black racism.
From meal services to infosheets and masks, organizations are stepping up to help Koreatown's OG residents
A message and list of resources courtesy of our network organization, AACRE 
The roots of Indian America's conservative politics — and how other Indian diasporas may point to possible alternatives.
Lynn, Massachusetts is home to the third-largest Cambodian American population in the country. 28-year old Cinda Danh could become their first Asian American city councilor.
"I often wonder what King Kalākaua would think of today ... How would he understand the observatories, set to study the heavens at the cost of the gods?" Contributor Madelyn McKeague walks us through the history that led to today's fight to protect the sacred site.
To understand her story, we have to go back to the beginning of Asian immigration exclusion.

More Recent Posts

Book Review of Green Lantern Legacy by Minh Lê
Jerry Dear - September 8, 2020
"When I was younger, I used to worry what people would think if they knew I was a girl who ate shrimp heads. My reluctant half slurps made me taste more air and less umami. Shame got in the way of a perfectly good meal, so I refrained from Asian foods often described as gross, weird, and foreign."  
Kristen Gaerlan - September 8, 2020
A Review of Wild Geese Sorrow by Jeffrey Thomas Leong
Evelyn NienMing Chien - August 21, 2020
“Gotta go, bye!” was just one of the many pieces of knowledge I folded into my everyday expressions after watching the latest episode of Sabrina the Teenage Witch. The phrase was a tell-tale sign that she was up to something, a quick and finite way of removing herself from any situation to scutter off toward mischief. 
An Uong - August 15, 2020
A Vietnamese American poet guides his readers through the irresolvable terrain of Vietnamese and American memories of the war-torn past
Cathy Duong - August 15, 2020
Part II of a Q&A with authors of Voices From the Railroad
Evelyn NienMing Chien - July 24, 2020
"When Ma told me about the manananggal — the vampiric monster who divided her body in half, sprouted wings and flew, hunting pregnant women and little children — I did what most kids did when their mother told them anything: I believed her."
Maria Isabelle Carlos - July 22, 2020
Part I of a two part series, a Q & A with writer from Voices From the Railroad edited by Sue Lee and Connie Young Yu
Evelyn NienMing Chien - July 21, 2020
A Meditation on Grief and Ghosts and E.J. Koh’s Memoir, The Magical Language of Others
Leah Silvieus - July 21, 2020

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